Category: administration

administration

The New Space Telescope as an example of Euro-American cooperation

Just arrived from London from a one-day meeting of the MIRI consortium, I cannot avoid looking back with pride at our achievements, in this longer than 10 years challenge. The Mid-Infrared Instrument  (MIRI) is one of the four instruments which will ...

Back to the Cosmos

At least, to "Cosmic Diaries". First, thanks to Franck Marchis for all the hard work he has investing setting up the system again. And back to the Cosmos, since I have starting to do Science, after a lot of time immersed ...

¿Finally, science?

After a quite a hectic month, full of proposals and paperwork, I can go back to science. ¿Really? I had my last deadline last April 10th, for the Subaru telescope. It was also the Easter week, but I work everyday ...

NAVIGATING UNDER DEEP WATERS

I have never been in a submarine, but sometimes I have the feeling I have navigated inside deep waters during long weeks. The feeling persists and it is recurrent. Normally, it come back in March... Because is the month when, almost, ...

RoPACS: Rocky Planets Around Cool Stars

RoPACS, one of the big collaborations I am involved, is a European network which has the goal of training PhD students in the field of the exoplanet search and characterization (by the way, we are opening 11 positions ...